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MVRDV Jobs: Dutch Speaking Business Controller in Rotterdam

MVRDV is per direct op zoek naar een ervaren Business Controller die als voornaamste taak heeft om de uitgezette strategie vanuit een bedrijfsmatig oogpunt te beheersen en bewaken. De organisatie is in ontwikkeling en staat voor een schaalsprong: de Business Controller vervult ee...

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Winy Maas awarded Royal decoration of the Order of the Dutch Lion

Architect and MVRDV co-founder Winy Maas received the Order of the Dutch Lion in a ceremony this morning. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb presented Maas with the royal decoration for his exceptional merit and contribution to Dutch architecture and for the Markthal, which was open...

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Markthal wins the 2015 MIPIM Award for best shopping centre

MVRDV’s Markthal has been selected for the MIPIM Award 2015 for Best Shopping Centre. MIPIM, the world’s largest real estate and property fair, is held in Cannes in March each year, attracting more than 25.000 people. The prestigious award is chosen based on an equal ...

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Prime Minister Rutte visits Markthal

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte visited the Markthal yesterday, where Michaël van Straaten, chairman of MKB Nederland, presented to him the growth agenda of medium- and small sized businesses.

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Pushed Slab in Paris opens today

ICADE Promotion Tertiaire and MVRDV have completed the Pushed Slab office building at ZAC Gare de Rungis in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. The seven storey building with a surface of 19,000 m² is the first realisation of Paris’ first eco-quarter with a low...

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Glass Farm wins Netherlands Glass Award

The Glass Farm in Schijndel has won the biannual Glass Award, granted by the Dutch Glas Branche Organisatie (GBO). The building, designed by MVRDV, was executed by Brakel Atmos with the glass of AGC Flat Glass Netherlands. 

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Markthal Rotterdam opens today: A mix of housing and market

Today Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opens Markthal Rotterdam, a project by developer Provast. Markthal is the first covered food market of the Netherlands, drawing inspiration from food markets in Stockholm, Barcelona and Valencia. The roof of the market hall is ...

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MVRDV wins Graydon Award for Financial Stability

Today MVRDV has received the 'Financially Healthy Award 2014', issued by credit rating corporation Graydon for being at the top of the financially healthy businesses in its sector. The awards states that it is safe to do business with MVRDV. This comes at a moment when ...

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Glass Farm Finalist Brabant Style Award

Glass Farm one of four finalists for Brabant Style Award (Brabantse Stijlprijs). The jury praised its daring architecture and the great public space around the building. September 15th the winner will be announced by the Province of North Brabant. 

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Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum in Roskilde

Today the Danish Rock Museum, MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning start construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum in Roskilde. The museum, which offers visitors an adventurous rock music experience, will open its doors in 2015. ...

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Arjen Ketting MVRDV's second official BREEAM EXPERT

Congratulations to Arjen Ketting who has received his Breeam 'diploma'. He is the second official Breeam expert at MVRDV, after Marta Pozo Gil (BREEAM and LEED assessor), who is currently director of MVRDV's Asian office in Shanghai. 

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Vertical Village Sculpture at the Salone 2014, Milan

MVRDV, Sixinch and Interni exhibit the Vertical Village Sculpture at this years Salone in Milan in the context of the Interni event 'Feeding Idea's for the City" . The installation consists of 77 coated foam cushions by which different compositions can be construct...

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Wake Up in it visits MVRDV during IABR: Sleep at MVRDV

Wake Up In It is an initiative connected to festivals in Rotterdam, for each festival they match guests and participants. For North Sea Jazz visitors can book a night in the house of Jazz musicians. For the IABR (28 May to August 24th) the initiative offers nights in th...

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MVRDV Presents Public Art Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen

Today the city of Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and MVRDV present the design for the new Collection Building. The building with a surface of 15.000m2 is an open art depot featuring exhibition halls, a sculpture roof garden and a restaurant. The public can see...

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Facade test on site for Roskilde Rockmagneten

Rockmagneten - Denmark's new museum of rock music - moves ahead with this facade mock-up, no, its not a Photoshop! The test is already breathing life into the abandoned factory area of Unicon in Roskilde, Denmark. The museum will open it's doors in 2015. MVRDV collabora...

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MVRDV's Amanora Hills plan is a ‘Temple of  Futurism’

The Pune edition of the Times of Indiawas wrapped in a cover sheet advertising the MVRDV Amanora Hills plan as a‘Temple of Futurism’, a‘multi-cultural habitat for a rich social life’. We could not agree more! Thefirst phase of the 370.00...

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Glass Facade of Markthal under construction

The glass facade of Markthal is underconstruction, as fine and delicate as possible to maintain maximaltransparency, which is not a luxury in the dark Dutch winter months.Construction workers on the site adjust the steel cables that will carry theglass. When the bolts a...

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Third place for the Gardens of Zaryadye

MVRDV has won the third place of the prestigious Zaryadye Park competition in Moscow, with a design comprising a rich collection of 750 gardens which recall Russia's natural landscapes next to the Red Square and the Kremlin. MVRDV rea...

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Book Mountain appears on Google Earth

Google have updated their satellite images so the Book Mountain and the Book Mountain neighborhood can be appreciated from above. It was a sunny day with the automatic sunshades in the building in action. On the market square next to the church one can...

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MVRDV's Future Towers taking shape in India

Artificial Mountains: 1600 construction workers are on site realising MVRDV's Amanora Hills Future Towers in Pune, India. The first phase of the 370.000 m2 mixed use housing complex is scheduled for completion in 2015. Rather than choose a familiar building type for thi...

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Vertical Village Exhibition on display in São Paulo

An updated version of MVRDV's Vertical Village Exhibition, which explores the future of east Asia's rapidly disappearing urban villages, is now on display the 10th São Paulo Architecture Biennale, until November 24th, 2013. "The Vertical Village explo...

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Artwork begins to appear in the market hall

The interior panels of the market hall's enormous 40 metre high interior arch are starting to appear. The panels, in total 11,000 m2, are specially printed with an art piece by Dutch aritst Arno Coenen, and may in fact be the largest piece of the art in the world. Visit...

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A video has been made by the JUT Foundation for Arts and Architecture (MVRDV's Co-Curator) of the The Vertical Village exhibition, including the opening, sculpture assembly, press conference and symposium about Taipei from 1 and 2 August. &...

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Vertical Village opens in Hamburg Museum

August 1st, 2013, today the Vertical Village exhibition opened in Hamburg Museum, the first European stop of the show that was already on display in Seoul and Taipei. The exhibition is open until the 31st of September. For more information check out www.hamburg...

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Vertical Village Exhibition opens August 1st in Hamburg Museum

On August 1st the successful Vertical Village exhibition will open in Hamburg Museum as part of the IBA Hamburg programme. The show, by MVRDV, the Why Factory and three artists/architects from Taiwan, was previously on display in Taipei and Seoul and now makes a first s...

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MVRDV WIN COMPETITION with Emmen Urban Hybrid

The city of Emmen has announced that investment corporation Senn BPM AG together with MVRDV are the winners of the Feldbreite competition for a housing block with 95 homes of 16 different types. The urban hybrid development combines characteristics of city dwelling R...

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VISION FOR BUNDESGARTENSCHAU MANNHEIM

(JUNE 26th 2013, Mannheim) Winy Maas presented a vision for a possible horticultural show as part of the transformations of former US-barracks in Mannheim, Germany. MVRDV designed a vision for the Bundesgartenschau BUGA 2023, Germany’s Federal biennial horticultur...

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Official Opening of mvrdv's DNB bank Headquarters in Oslo

Despite some work to continue until the end of the year the new DNB Headquarters Building in Oslo-Bjørvika was officially opened yesterday by the mayor of Oslo. The bank organised a pleasantly understated opening with Scandinavian appeal and pop music by the hip No...

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MVRDV and Space Group present Urban Plan in Stavanger, Norway

Alongside three other teams, MVRDV (NL) and Space Group (NO) have presented their proposal for a new masterplan for Madla-Revheim outside Stavanger, Norway. Madla-Revheim is the main development area outside Stavanger, for which MVRDV and Space Group were to implement 4...

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MVRDV wins 600 ha port redevelopment masterplan in Caen

SPLA, the public development agency in charge of the transformation of Presqu’ile de Caen, has chosen MVRDV out of 3 competitors to transform the 600ha area consisting of former industry and ports. The MVRDV plan envisions the future of Caen Presqu’ile as a collection o...

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Nathalie de vries made professor at Kunstakademie Dusseldorf

Nathalie de Vries is appointed as Professor of Construction at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf at the Faculty ‘Baukunst’. The coming time she will focus with her students on artificial nature in relationship to architecture. The theme fits perfectly to the cross-discipli...

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construction starts on hongqiao airport cbd, Shanghai

Sincere Property, MVRDV and Aedas have started construction on a Central Business District at Shanghai’s mostly domestic airport Hongqiao. The 4.5ha site is located near Hongqiao Airport train station at the corner of Shenhai Express Way and Shenbin Road. The plan...

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Winy Maas joins Economic Development Board  of Rotterdam

The Economic Board of Rotterdam announced that Winy Maas was made member of the board - in restrospect starting 1st of January 2013.  Other members are representatives of cultural, social and economic institutions of the Netherlands' second city and the largest...

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DNB Headquarters wins Masonry Award 2013

The Masonry award 2013, Norway is awarded DNB’s headquarter – the Cental building in Oslo for excellent building execution and architecture in masonry. The building receives the prize for innovative use of bricks in a tall building. 

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the why factory for Droog lab: URBAN LUXURIES

URBAN LUXURIES:– A DREAM OF URBAN SPACE INSPIRED BY THE UNTOUCHED CANADIAN NORTHIn 2010, Droog Lab ventured to the far Canadian North in search of qualities that can inspire new urban luxuries. Mental and natural qualities of the Arctic inspired five future city concept...

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book mountain wins prestigious red dot design award

Spijkenisse Book Mountain has been announced winner of a red dot design award, one of the world’s most acclaimed design awards. Book Mountain received a ‘red dot’ for high design quality in the ‘Architecture and Urban Design’ category, and was selected from 4,662 entrie...

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mvrdv win competition with the beam in France

Development corporation ADIM Nord with MVRDV and de Alzua+ have been announced the winners of an urban renewal competition in the French town of Villeneuve d’Ascq, beating four other entries. The masterplan for a crucial site in the town centre adjacent to an inner city...

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frosilo in movie love is all you need

Its been a while but we just found these images; Pierce Brosnan lives in MVRDV"s Frøsilo in Copenhagen!The Frøsilos feature in last year's movie Den skaldede frisør / Love is all you need (story and screenplay by Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen...

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Porous City at MIPIM in Cannes

At MIPIM’s first edition of the Innovation Forum, March 12-15th, MVRDV and The Why Factory (T?F) present their ongoing research on the design of skyscrapers and the potential of porosity as a European approach to urban density. The results are presented as scale models ...

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exhibition 'waar?'

exhibition 'waar?'

Coinciding with the completion of the Glass Farm in Schijndel, an exhibition about Context and Authenticity opened in the local Museum Jan Heestershuis.

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glass farm completed in schijndel

Today RemBrand developers, the Town of Schijndel and MVRDV complete the Glass Farm, a multifunctional building in the village square. The building with a total surface area of 1600m2 contains shops, restaurants, offices and a wellness centre. The exterior is printed gla...

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book mountain nominated designs of the year 2013

MVRDV's Book Mountain in Spijkenisse, the Netherlands, has been shortlisted for the Designs of the Year 2013 Award and will form part of the exhibition at Design Museum London from 20 March - 7 July. The winner will be announced in April.

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MVRDV wish you happy holidays

MVRDV wish you happy holidays

2012: MVRDV’s year of Celebrations. Happy Holidays and a prosperous 2013! We‘d like to take the opportunity to thank our clients, partners, consultants, users, lovers, observers, critics and readers for their ongoing and very precious support.

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dnb headquarters BUILDING COMPLETED in OSLO

The central building of DNB’s new bank headquarter cluster developed by Oslo S Utvikling (OSU) has just been completed. The MVRDV designed main building has 17 unique floors and a surface of 36,500m2. The pixelated volume based on small-scale working units adapts to the...

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teletech campus dijon wins arseg WORKSPACE  ENVIRONMENT award

French Institution Arseg (Association des directeurs de l'environnement de travail) devoted to excellent working conditions has chosen the transformed former Mustard Laboratory Teletech Campus in Dijon for the annual Award in the category “Working Environment : Executio...

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porous city in hong kong

porous city in hong kong

For the 10th edition of BODW, Hong Kong’s annual Business of Design Week, MVRDV and The Why Factory, a research institute established by MVRDV and Delft University of Technology, have collaborated with the Hong Kong Design Center (HKDC) to present ‘Porous City’. On the ...

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beagle house

beagle house

Beagle House was designed for Architecture for Dogs, founded by Kenya Hara in conjunction with Imprint Venture Lab, to examine the relationship between humans and dogs. Dogs are people’s partners, living right beside them, but they are also animals that humans, through ...

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book mountain nominated for dutch wood award

MVRDV's new public library in Spijkenisse, the Netherlands, has been nominated for the Dutch National Wood award 2012, if you want it to win please follow the link and vote for us: http://www.dehoutprijs.nl/content/publieksprijs-2012 (7th from above)

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almere's floriade win celebrated

Celebrations have been held in Almere after the city's sucessful bid to host the Floriade horticultural expo in 2022. Over the next 10 years, MVRDV's urban vision will be realised, including massive ground works, a wide variety of buildings and public spaces, and the pl...

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urban supervisor

urban supervisor

The city council of Almere has appointed Winy Maas urban supervisor in order to maintain continuity in the further growth of the new town towards becoming the 5th city of the Netherlands. 

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schijndel glass

schijndel glass

With the help of a crane and a big sucker the first printed glass panels are lifted onto Schijndel's Glass Farm. Completion is planned for January 2013. 

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MVRDV at Venice Biennale 2012

By invitation of Director David Chipperfield, MVRDV and The Why Factory contribute to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, entitled Common Ground. The main contribution consists of the collaborative project ‘Freeland’ forming part of the single ex...

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Construction Future Towers, Pune, India

Construction of Future Towers project Amanora Hills in Pune, India is well under way. The foundations and two basement levels have been completed of MVRDV's first project in India. The first phase of Future Towers will comprise 1,068 apartments and public amenities. Com...

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Glass Farm Schijndel TOPS OUT

The steel structure, 42 metre in length, has been completed. After alignment to allow a maximum of deviation of just a few millimetres, the aluminium sub structure will be constructed. The first glass panels will be placed beginning of August 2012. Watch the constructio...

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Teletech Campus Dijon Completed

MVRDV has completed transformation of a disused Dijon Mustard laboratory completed in 2004 into an innovative call centre with an education centre, incubator and social program. For MVRDV it represents an exemplary project: Transformation through reuse is one of the con...

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almere presents floriade 2022 plans

The city of Almere presents today its plans for the Floriade 2022 candidature. Almere is one of the four Dutch cities left in the race for the prestigious garden Expo which takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and it currently open in Venlo. The MVRDV pla...

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Construction start Pushed slab

Serge Grzybowski, CEO of Icade developers and Jérôme Coumet, mayor of the 13th Arondissement of Paris, laid the first stone for the MVRDV designed office building ‘Pushed Slab’ at the development zone ZAC Gare de Rungis. The building with a surface...

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Panels Glass Farm at printers

The glass panels of Schijndel's new Glass Farm are currently at the printers! They will be put in place from mid-August. The façade will be made of printed glass with the motive of a typical local farm but 1.6 times larger than life. The building ...

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vertical village art

vertical village art

Object inspired by MVRDV Vertical Village for sale at Hua Gallery London: Zhan Wang + MVRDV 'Jia Shan De Wu'

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XL Model of Ku-Be Frederiksberg

An XL model of the KU.BE project exhibited in front of the Danish Architecture Center DAC in Copenhagen as part of the current exhibition 'Show Me Your Model. DAC asked 15 Danish architecture practices to showcase their project models at different scales to inv...

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welcome to the vertical village exhibition seoul, korea

Welcome to the Vertical Village’ exhibition opened in Total Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul. In the exhibition visitors walk through a giant model of a possible Vertical Village to experience its spatial richness and three dimensionality. The show by MVRDV and the Why ...

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markthal experience open at day of architecture

Visit the Market Hall Rotterdam this Saturday, 23 June, on the Day of Architecture! Project architect Anton Wubben will explain the beginnings of the project, the design concept and what the Market Hall will give to Rotterdam. The first presentation is already fully boo...

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Baltyk Tower Poznan: first MVRDV project in Poland

Investment corporation Sophia Sp. z o.o. and MVRDV present the Baltyk Tower, to be realised in the Polish city of Poznan. The office tower with a total surface of 25.000 m² will be located at Rondo Kaponiera at the Western entrance to the historic city and will fea...

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MVRDV at london festival of architecture

Nolympics, an exhibition about unrealised Dutch Olympic projects, initiated by the Dutch Embassy in the UK as a contribution to the International Showcase during the London Festival of Architecture 2012, presents 2 projects by MVRDV. NYC2012 Olymic Village - NL...

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Exhibition 20 extended

Exhibition 20 extended

Due to an overwhelming demand, the MVRDV 20 exhibition will remain on display for the duration of the Hamburg architecture festival (German: Hamburger Architektursommer) which concludes on 31st August 2012 .  Visit ‘20’ at byUSM, Plan 6, Hamburg - Sunday closed...

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Exhibition MVRDV 20, Hamburg

Today a small retrospective exhibition of MVRDV opened at byUSM in Hamburg. The exhibition is the price given for being elected “A&W-Architect of the Year” by the readers and online users of Germany’s reputed magazine Architektur&Wohnen. Winy Maas, Jacob...

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Market Hall to open September 2014

Rotterdams Market Hall will open its doors to the public in September 2014 according to Van Eesteren contractors who signed a 85,5 million Euro contract to complete the building above street level. The 4 levels of underground construction are currently being finalised b...

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roskilde rockmagneten funding secured

Good news: according to Danish newspaper Politiken funding is secured for Denmark's new rock museum in Roskilde! Doors will open in 2014. Besides the rock museum, the Rockmagneten complex will house the Roskilde Festival Folkschool and the Festival headquarters. ...

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making almere opens

making almere opens

'Making Almere' exhibition opened on Saturday. Creating the future masterplan of Almere Oosterwold and competing with your future neighbours is possible here. Play Oosterwold!

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small preview spijkenisse public library

This is just a teaser!Last Saturday we had the pre-opening party of the Spijkenisse library. Next week it will open its doors to the public, the grand opening will be in October. The building is surprising, we will post more images soon.

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constrution start glass farm schijndel, NL

In 1944 the small Brabant town of Schijndel which is the birthplace of Winy Maas suffered from Operation Market Garden bombings resulting in an oversized market square. In 1980 the then 20 year old Winy Maas urged the mayor to fill in the gap. Today Rembrand developers,...

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MVRDV shortlisted for Strasbourg mix use tower competition

MVRDV has been selected to mix use tower competition in Strasbourg against Guger, Sauerbruch Hutton, Anne Demians & Jacques Ferrier. The towers will be at a Presqu’île Malraux port redevelopment. Competition deadline is the 15th of May, completion is envisi...

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Exhibition: what will oslo be like?

The fast growing City of Oslo has registered a need for a new area and a general need for providing a better and more current organization and management of the overall land use in Oslo. It commissioned a plan which must accommodate growth up to 2030, on a sustainable m...

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